'... an excellent series.' - Isabel Wollaston, Univeristy of Birmingham, Reviews in Religion and Theology
I wish it were possible to thank her today for her tremendous contributions!!
Boyce's book is the clearest and most well researched work on Zoroastrian religion and is a must for all interested in the relative subject matter.
She shows how much of what Jews, Christians and Muslims commonly consider "fundamental" to their faith is borrowed from the Zoroastrians.
A clear, direct and to-the-point account of the history of Zoroastrianism. Well-written and meticulously researched. The best book I've read on this topic. Read morePublished 1 month ago by James Kenney
Were I able to give half stars, this would actually be a 3 1/2 star book, but I will round up. The title is a bit of a misnomer - while the beliefs and practices of the... Read morePublished 15 months ago by doc peterson
I am not sure what to believe, is this a 15,000 year old religion, or is that just hype. IF this author is to be believed (and I tend to) it makes many things fit more easily into... Read morePublished on February 13, 2013 by Itchy and Scratchy
This hidden history of global importance, should be read and understood by all thinkers..From Mary Boyce's work we can see the seed sown in ancient Persia that became Jesus of... Read morePublished on March 26, 2012 by kingjohnv8
I had picked Boyce's Zoroastrians not only for its rarity but also because of the rave reviews that it had received. It is supposed to be an introduction to this foreign religion. Read morePublished on October 25, 2011 by A.J. Deus
The scholarship in this book is impeccable. I especially like the depth of historical details, and I have learned so much about an ancient culture. Read morePublished on August 22, 2011 by Duchess
I agree the title is a bit of a misnomer; this is moreso a general history of Zoroastrianism than a close analysis of its daily practice. Read morePublished on February 3, 2011 by Ryan Mease